Leadership

 

Our Board

 

K. A. Kelly McQueen, MD, MPH

 

Kelly McQueen is an anesthesiologist and global health specialist in Nashville, TN, and both founder and president of GSC. Dr. McQueen is an Associate Professor of Anethesiology at Vanderbilt University, where she serves as Director of Global Anesthesia Programs and Development. Dr. McQueen is also a fellow at the Harvard Humanitarian Initiative.

 

Melissa Cole

 

Melissa Cole is a graduate from the University of Texas and has spent twenty-five years as an equine surgical assistant and hospital manager, participating in over 10,000. She also has over fifteen years experience volunteering with different humanitarian organizations.

 

Michelle Notrica, Pharm D, JD

 

Michelle Notrica is a Doctor of Pharmacy and an attorney currently living in Phoenix, Arizona. She has been active in both local and international healthcare organizations and has furthered in her interest in global access to medications by serving as a member of humanitarian aid teams to Ethiopia, Kenya, and Haiti.

 

Advisory Panel

 

Michael Vanrooyen, MD, MPH

 

Dr. Michael J. VanRooyen is a board-certified Emergency Medicine Physician with an interest in Global Health. He serves as Director-in-Chief for the Division of International Health and Humanitarian Programs. He is also Co-Director for the Harvard Humanitarian Initiative and an Associate Professor at Harvard Medical School.

 

Senator William H. Frist, MD

 

Senator Bill Frist represented Tennessee in the U.S. Senate from 1995 until his retirement in 2007, serving as Majority Leader from 2003 to 2007. He is the 2009-2010 University Distinguished Professor at Vanderbilt University. Dr. Frist is a graduate of the Woodrow Wilson School of Public and International Affairs at Princeton University and Harvard Medical School. He is certified in both general surgery and cardiothoracic surgery.

 

Robert Quigley, MD

 

Robert Quigley, MD, D.Phil, Professor of Surgery, Regional Medical Director, is responsible for leading the delivery of high quality medical assistance, healthcare management and medical transportation services. He has authored more than 100 clinical and basic science articles in peer-reviewed journals, and has spent over 25 years in the clinical arena pioneering multiple surgical procedures and techniques.

 

Our Staff

 

Megan Eluhu

 

Megan Eluhu is a graduate from the George Washington University with a B.A. in Political Science and Public Health. Throughout her undergraduate career, Megan was very involved as health educator and a member of the Leadership Council for Peer Health Exchange in Washington, D.C. After graduating, Megan took a position as a research intern with the Desmond Tutu HIV Foundation in Cape Town, South Africa where she assisted with HIV-related research for one year. Megan is now living in Nashville, TN working alongside Dr. McQueen and has plans to pursue a career in medicine and public health.

 

Our Interns

 

Jonathan Meadows, MPH, CPH, CPhT

 

Jonathan Meadows is a global health and healthcare professional. He has graduate certificates in Humanitarian Assistance and Public Health Policy and has completed the International Committee of the Red Cross’ Health Emergency for Large Populations (HELP) course. He works to forward safe surgeries and basic medical services in humanitarian situations by continuing his medical education studies at the Touro College of Osteopathic Medicine in Harlem, New York.